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This week's Worldly Philosopher, Ismael Cid-Martinez, reveals the challenges older workers face in the labor market.

 This paper recommends expanding and reforming retraining programs and the creation of tax incentives.

While the harm caused by unemployment is unique to each person, this study focuses on the staggering variety of challenges and perils shared by older people.

bookThe January issue of the Retirement Income Journal features a review of "Falling Short," the new book about America's retirement crisis from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, by SCEPA Director Teresa Ghilarducci. Ghilarducci describes the book as an elegant and comprehensive description of the problems causing the crisis, but disagrees with the proposed solution: working longer and retiring later.

November 2015 Unemployment Report for Workers Over 55

December 2016 Unemployment Report for Workers Over 55

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